DevOps Using Visual Studio ALM 2015
Course Number: ALMDO15
Length: 3 days
This 3-day course aims to help you achieve some of the key goals of DevOps namely reducing friction, increasing velocity and increasing value to your customers.
The course starts by introducing DevOps and the Visual Studio 2015 product family. We’ll look at how you can reduce lead time using the Agile planning tools in Visual Studio with still aligning with Enterprise goals. This course is designed for .NET developers, TFS Administrators and Build masters. It is a hands-on look at various technologies rather than a high-level management overview.
At the completion of this course, attendees will be able to:
Describe the full feature-set of Microsoft’s Application Lifecycle Management suite use the Agile Planning tools to maintain a prioritised flow of work to the team identify the problems caused by technical debt use some common features in Visual Studio to help reduce Technical Debt configure a build environment based on the new build system introduced in the 2015 release create a new build definition and configure
Continuous Integration custom build templates and create a custom build task update the build definition to deploy an application to remote servers automate the execution of tests on the newly deployed application use PowerShell to create simple scripts to aid in the deployment and configuration of applications use Desired State Configuration (DSC) to manage server configuration create environments and release templates using Release Management configure Application Insights to provide rich information about the availability, usage and performance of your application.